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Discover Handmade Gifts pt. 5 December 13

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Welcome to Discover Handmade Gifts pt. 5 Hello Everybody…Ready sing…’On the 12th day of Christmas my true….’lol It’s time for Discover Handmade Gifts pt. 5 from Handmade Artists Shop for December 13, 2013. Here we are with only 12 days until Christmas and I’ve yet to start my shopping. ;o) How about you, have you […]

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Cappuccinos Are On Me

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Cappuccinos Are On Me A Polymer Clay Key-chain Tutorial By Beverley Start August 2013 Here’s a fun and easy polymer clay picture tutorial for clayers at all levels of expertise. I handmade this tiny mug filled with frothy cappuccino and wanted to share. OK so the colors of clay you will need are white for […]

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Discover Handmade August 2

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Discover Handmade Hi Friends and welcome to Discover Handmade for Friday, August 2, 2013. August’s birthstone is Peridot or Onyx, the zodiac signs are Leo & Virgo , and the birth flowers are gladiolus and the poppy. Lets have a look at the items I selected to represent August. Lampwork Boro Focal Glass Blown Vessel […]

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Discover Handmade June 28

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Good Morning Everyone! A charm bracelet, snack bag, masquerade mask, cabochon, and an art print are all featured on Discover Handmade for June 28. Handmade artists’ use their skills and imagination when designing their unique creations, which is evident by these artists: DaraGallery, FabFunky, Ramussengems, Uniqlets, and PineappleSpiceGirl from HandmadeAritsts.com.  The product titles, artist names, […]

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Why Is Handmade Better?

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Written By iKnitQuiltSew We all believe, or have had someone tell us, that handmade is better the manufactured. But why is that? Is handmade really better or is it an illusion or a myth? What is “Handmade?” For the purpose of this article, I’m defining handmade as something that is NOT made in a factory […]

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Memories of Christmas Past-Part 3

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I hope everyone had a wonderful and joyous holiday season. As previously described in my postings, “Memories of Christmas Past-Part 1“, and Memories of Christmas Past -Part 2, the holidays are a wonderful time to make memories with friends and family. While decorating each year I think about the time and creativity that my mother […]

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Did You Remember To sign Your Work?

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Did You Remember To sign Your Work? Do you know what the number one reason is for not being able to identify a work of art? The number one answer is a missing or illegible artist’s signature. Imagine if you will hundreds of years from now maybe in a gallery store room or attic, perhaps […]

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Memories of Christmas Past-Part 2

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As previously described in my posting, “Memories of Christmas Past-Part 1“, this time of year causes many of us to become nostalgic and take trips down memory lane. One area I began reflecting upon were the many handmade treasures my mother made for us when we were children. Many things my mother made included upcycled […]

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Memories of Christmas Past Part 1

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Every year during the Christmas holiday season, we go about decorating the outside of the house with all the wonderful lights and decorations. As I go about decorating the inside of the house, I reflect on memories of Christmas past. I open each box and begin going down memory lane and remembering the moments attached […]

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2012 is Dead…… Long Live 2013….,, and Your Money!

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Ok……….. so it’s no great secret to those that know me or have read articles about me in various places, but I was, in my previous life in London, a self taught financial accountant. I worked for many years in the advertising industry and ran multi-million $ accounts. Yes, it was stressful and looking back, […]

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